Seven Afghan civilians killed in mosque blast




 
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Seven Afghan civilians killed in mosque blast
 
January 13th, 2013  
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Seven Afghan civilians killed in mosque blast
KABUL (Reuters) - At least seven civilians were killed in a blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan overnight shortly after a joint foreign forces-Afghan operation in the area killed four Taliban fighters, local officials said on Sunday. The explosion occurred in the Sayed Abad district of Wardak province at about 2 a.m. local time (4:30 p.m. EST Saturday), said provincial governor spokesman Sahihullah Shahid. "A convoy of Afghan and foreign troops came under fire from insurgents inside the mosque ... Seven villagers were killed by an explosion after the operation," Shahid told Reuters. ...

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